• Cycling Shorts Sponsors Team Jadan - Official Launch

    Cycling Shorts Sponsors Team Jadan – Official Launch

    Saturday saw the launch of a new women’s cycling team – Team Jadan, hoping to change the image and progression of how women are involved in road racing. Team Jadan had its official presentation in the historic East Yorkshire town of Beverley at the eponymously named Beverley Arms Hotel. As you may or may not […]

  • Yorkshire Festival of Cycling at Harewood House

    Yorkshire Festival of Cycling at Harewood House

        Organisers of the Dare 2b Yorkshire Festival of Cycling have released a promotional video in anticipation of the fast approaching Tour de France Grand Depart. Filmed in the grounds of Harewood House, which will host the race itself as well of thousands of fans visiting for a weekend of cycling festivities, the video […]

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    GP Twenty20 Cycling First European Cyclocross Race to give Equal Prize Money

    The Koppenbergcross will be the first European cyclocross race to give equal prize money, reported in a press release today.  In co-operation with Twenty20 Cycling, the Koppenbergcross in Oudenaarde sets a new milestone in the history of cyclocross as they become the first European cyclocross race to provide equal prize money for elite men and women. This brings the Koppenbergcross in line with the […]

  • HELEN_WYMAN_CX

    ‘Starting Cyclo-cross’ with Helen Wyman

    The Cyclo-cross (CX) season may be well and truly underway, but there’s still plenty of time to get kitted out and give it a go. With my first off-road sportive coming up at the weekend, I caught up with European Champion and newly crowned 8 time National CX Champion Helen Wyman to get her top […]

  • INTERVIEW WITH JOANNA ROWSELL MBE

    Interview with Joanna Rowsell MBE

    I caught up with recently crowned National Time Trial Champion Joanna Rowsell MBE to find out her plans for the next few months and her thoughts on the whirlwind of a year that brought her further success at the Olympic Games in London and her seamless transition to the road. Jo was about to ride […]

  • Pushing the Limits - Team Sky's approach to training Sports Directors

    Pushing the Limits – Team Sky’s approach to training Sports Directors

    When you’re growing up, everyone wants to be the hero –PM, astronaut, fighter pilot, racing driver – but nothing achieved in any of those roles ever happens without a vast latticework of support. Cycling is not immune; indeed, when Wiggo thrust cycling into the faces of an otherwise unknowing public last July, the nuances of […]

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    Alex Dowsett Interview

    I caught up with new Movistar signing Alex Dowsett and he kindly answered a few questions.   Off-Season What is a typical off-season for Alex Dowsett? I’ll spend 3-5 weeks where the only bike I may look at is my mountain bike, it’s good to step away from it all to refresh the body and […]

  • Marianne Vos talks to Cycling Shorts

    Marianne Vos talks to Cycling Shorts

    Click play button to listen. Heather and Annie chat to all conquering World and Olympic Champion Marianne Vos at Revolution 38 where she faced off against Lizzie Armistead. Related links: Follow Marianne on Twitter Visit Marianne’s official website Cycling Shorts Revolution 38 Report Revolution Series website Enter our howies Revolution Series T-Shirt Competition     […]

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Review - One Man And His Bike by Mike Carter

Review – One Man And His Bike by Mike Carter

  One Man And His Bike A life-changing journey all the way around the coast of Britain by Mike Carter   I must confess, I didn’t pick up this book with a great degree of enthusiasm – I’ve read motorcycle-based travel books before and found some can go on long after they run out of […]

Racing Weight Book Prize Draw - Closing Date: 15/05/2014

Racing Weight Cookbook Prize Draw

Racing Weight Cookbook Prize Draw   We have a stack of Racing Weight books to give-away to you lucky people courtesy of www.velopress.com, to be in with a chance just follow the instructions below. Racing Weight Cookbook delivers more than 100 flavourful, easy recipes that will help athletes hit their ideal weight without compromising performance. […]

Never Too Young for BMX

Never Too Young for BMX

Four-year-old identical twins; Jake and Theo Riddle, from Queenstown New Zealand are literally the new kids on the block in BMX terms. A video of their skills caught my eye last month and I thought I’d share this compilation with you, it brings a smile to my face. The twins throw themselves right into jumps […]

Review – Purple Harry Bike Wash & Polish Mitt

Review – Purple Harry Bike Wash & Polish Mitt

Following my high scoring reviews of the Bike Floss (90%) and the Bike Polish & Frame Protector (100%) from UK Company Purple Harry, I now turn to their Wash & Polish Mitt. It is made from good quality microfibre material and shaped into a three fingered ‘lobster claw’ glove, which according to their website “has […]

Review - Purple Harry Bike Polish & Frame Protector

Review – Purple Harry Bike Polish & Frame Protector

With the constant rain that has become the norm here in the UK lately, it has become more important than ever to regularly clean your bike. This will not only reduce corrosion, but also limit the wear from those little bits of grit and muck that stick to the frame and components when cycling on […]

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